The ‘Team Programme’ is designed specifically to incorporate not only the core subjects, but more specifically ‘Work Related Learning’, ‘Careers Education’, ‘Enterprise’. ‘Financial Capability’, ‘PSHCE’, ‘Citizenship’, ‘Personal Learning and Thinking Skills’, ‘Functional Skills’. Each student will be accredited with a ‘Certificate in Enterprise’ ranging from Entry Level to Levels 1 and 2.
English— incorporates the 3 main curriculum areas of ‘Speaking and Listening’ and ‘Reading and Writing’. Speaking and Listening includes group discussions, meetings, market research, sales, customer service and presenting. They will read a variety of non-fiction texts in the process of researching and programme materials in business style. The writing includes taking minutes, filling in forms, writing plans, press releases and producing their company report.
Mathematics— includes the ‘Applications and Implications of Mathematics’, where pupils apply their mathematical skills to the real life challenge of running their own company, including forecasting, budgeting, keeping accounts, keeping sales records, handling cash and managing cash flow. The ‘Team Programme’ will run for 2 years. At the end of the programme, the students will take part in a ‘Team Celebration’ where prizes and awards are received.